Fall TV Preview

TVLine Items: Vikings Adds Haven Vet, S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Violent Beauty and More

Vikings Adam Copeland

Adam Copeland‘s new gig is far from Haven.

The actor will recur on Season 5 of Vikings as Ketill Flatnose, a fierce and brave warrior, our sister site Deadline reports.

Flatnose is chosen by Floki to be one of the leaders of the Viking group traveling to Iceland to set up a community there.

Press PLAY below to watch a Comic-Con trailer for the History series.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has tapped Lilli Birdsell (Bones, NCIS: New Orleans) to recur in Season 4 as Lucy, a beautiful woman with a very violent streak, Deadline reports.

* Tony Award winner Renée Elise Goldsberry (Hamilton) will star opposite Oprah Winfrey in the HBO film The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, per Deadline. The Good Wife alumna will play the title role of an African-American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line.

* Insult Comic Dog Triumph’s Summer Election Special 2016 will be available Thursday, Aug. 11, on Hulu.

* David Spade will host the Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe, airing Monday, Sept. 5.

* This year’s PaleyFest Fall TV Previews (running Sept. 8-13 in Beverly Hills) will feature Fox’s Pitch and Lethal Weapon (plus Son of Zorn and The Exorcist screenings), El Rey’s Lucha Underground and From Dusk Till Dawn, ABC’s Notorious and American Housewife (plus a Designated Survivor screening), The CW’s No Tomorrow and Frequency, CBS’ Pure Genius (plus Bull, MacGyver and Kevin Can Wait screenings) and NBC’s This Is Us (plus Timeless and The Good Place screenings). Visit paleycenter.org for more info/tickets.